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Blue Ribbon Golf Classic surpasses fundraising goal

The Sanibel School Fund reported that the annual Blue Ribbon Golf Classic, held on May 15 at The Sanctuary Golf Club, was a huge success as organizers surpassed their goal of raising $125,000. For the tourney, the A Flight winner was the Biltgen Team, made up of Gary Biltgen, Eric Biltgen, ...

City reports on holiday operation hours, refuse collection

The city of Sanibel's Administrative Offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on May 31 and will resume regular operating hours on June 1. Refuse, recycling and vegetation waste collection by Advanced Disposal scheduled for Memorial Day will be one day later. Therefore, if your ...

Donated fish sought for orphaned baby otters

The Sanibel FlyFishers recently reported that the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is looking for fishermen willing to donate some of their legal catch to help feed several orphaned baby otters in its care. The fish need to delivered live — using a live well works — as CROW wants ...

Latest safety guidelines at refuge

The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge reported that the recent announcement by the CDC is entirely about masks, and so that it is the only change the federal government to date has allowed in the protocols currently in place. Tours remain limited and distanced. The number of ...

Gag grouper season to start, other seasons to close

Gag grouper will open for recreational harvest in most state Gulf of Mexico waters and all federal Gulf waters on June 1 and will remain open through Dec. 31. Franklin, Wakulla, Taylor and Jefferson counties opened on April 1 and will remain open through June 30. They will reopen on Sept. 1 ...

Coast Guard kicks off safe boating week, holiday weekend

The U.S. Coast Guard reminds boaters to be safe on the water during National Safe Boating Week and Memorial weekend, which runs May 21-30. Crews, along with local and state law enforcement agencies, will be patrolling, conducting safety checks and ensuring mariners are staying safe. Before ...

Boaters urged to boat safely during National Safe Boating Week

With National Safe Boating Week and the release of the 2020 Boating Accident Statistical Report, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is encouraging boaters to focus on simple effective steps that make boating safer. “National Safe Boating Week is May 22-28 and we want to ...

Co-Ed Softball League

The summer Co-Ed Softball League has the following games scheduled for May 26 at the Sanibel Ball Fields at the Sanibel Recreation Center, at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel: - Sanibel Carts vs. Whitney's at 6:30 p.m. - Doc Ford's Sea Dogs vs. Sanibel Carts at 7:35 p.m. The scores from ...

The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: SENIOR AEROBIC EXERCISE Senior Aerobic Exercise will be held on May 26 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with instructor Mahnaz Bassiri. Cost is $5. LIVING LIFE CURRENTLY Living Life Currently will meet May 27 at 1 ...

Local MOAA raises over $30K at annual golf fundraiser

The Lee Coast Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America raised over $30,000 for veteran programs and student scholarships at its 7th Annual Mackenzie-Janes Tribute Golf Outing. Held on April 14 at the Shell Point Golf Club in Fort Myers, 144 golfers took part with one goal: to ...